Your passion in research and development for the industry

Our customer, Jesa SA, is a well-known company in the fields of ball bearings and plastic injection for industry, automotive, medical and construction; its tailor-made products are distributed all over the world. We are recruiting for its head office in Villars-sur-Glâne one (M/W)

R&D Manager

In this position, you are responsible for the Engineering team, R&D projects, innovation processes, technology watch, and you report to the CEO.
Your main tasks and responsibilities
  • Lead the Engineering team, develop skills and team spirit
  • Manage customer projects and technological projects
  • Design and industrialize products offering the best advantage to meet customer requirements while respecting standardization objectives
  • Be a source of proposals for sales and internal services to develop efficient solutions to be ever more attractive to customers
  • Guarantee compliance with the specifications, quality requirements, costs and deadlines
  • Develop the optimization and standardization of products, processes and methods to reduce costs and improve quality
  • Advise management on technologies or design that could lead to patents
  • Promote innovation by developing new materials or processes
Your profil
  • EPH or HES engineer in mechanics, production or discipline equivalent
  • Additional training in management or business management is a plus
  • Proven experience in the management of an R&D department in the industry
  • In-depth knowledge in the field of bearings, mechanical technologies and plastic injection
  • Great sense of communication, charisma, ability to develop a relationship of trust with employees and customers
  • Autonomy, creativity and sense of initiative
  • Proficiency in CAD, AutoCAD and Inventor is a plus
  • English or French mother tongue, you have a minimum level of English B2, German is an asset
Interested in taking up such a challenge and thus contributing to the development of this company? Then send us an application package or give us a call if you need more information.
  • Job title
    R&D Manager
  • Sector
    Mechanical engineering / Mechanics / Automation
  • Occupational group
    Project Management / Engineering
  • Region
    Lake Geneva region
  • Reference number
  • Your consultant
    Maurice Brot
    Maurice Brot -
    18, avenue d'Ouchy
    CH-1006 Lausanne
    +41 21 613 70 00
Maurice Brot
Maurice Brot